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Montgomery Under Attack?

 

What would happen if Montgomery was under a terrorist attack?   This morning, emergency crews tested out the idea by holding a mock disaster drill.  Emergency crews in the area simulated a potential bomb threat and train accident. Our Melissa Johnson was on the scene. She'll tell us how the drill went and explain how it's important to your safety.

There is a growing concern about reports of alleged abuse at Tutwiler Prison for women. We'll tell you what some groups are doing to support the victims as the Justice Department investigates the allegations.

Alabama State University has a new president. Today, the Board of Trustees approved a contract for Dr. Joseph Silver, Jr. He comes to ASU from Clark Atlanta University. Tonight, you'll meet him.   

Have you noticed? Gas prices are on the decline! Gas Buddy.com reports Alabama has the third lowest average in the nation at $3.10 a gallon. We'll show where it's even cheaper than that! 

Join us for these stories, plus weather and sport tonight at five and six on WSFA 12 News.

See ya then,

Valorie Lawson

 

 

 

 

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